scioto rss icon

Central Ohio – Rivers Run Through It

N/A
12:00AM
December 14, 2010

Columbus and other cities around Central Ohio are trying to reintroduce their residents to the rivers that run through them. Gahanna has its Creekside development; Columbus soon will have the Scioto Mile. Local Historian and WOSU Commentator Ed Lentz shares the stories of the Columbus Rivers.

New Downtown Scioto River Park Unveiled

N/A
12:00AM
February 19, 2007

The City of Columbus and American Electric Power announced today that each will commit $10 million to develop parkland along the east bank of the Scioto River downtown. The Scioto Mile will feature a street level promenade and a river walk along the water’s edge.<

Slots at Racetracks May Revive Ohio Horseracing Parks

12:00AM
August
18, 2006

Ohio voters may have a chance to approve or reject expanded gambling this November. If the ballot initiative passes, it would amend the state constitution to allow slot machines at the state’s horseracing tracks plus two locations in Cleveland. Proponents are marketing the idea as free college tuition. Critics say it’s merely another plan by racetrack owners to increase profits.